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Pogreby (Kyiv, Ukraine)

Pohreby

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Погреби

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from the site of Ukrainian Heraldry



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The Gonfalon

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"Gonfalon is a rectangular dark blue panel, in which are white cellar with the yellow door, accompanied in a right top corner by the yellow paty cross, the left top corner by the yellow axe, and by the yellow fish below. (<www.brovary-region.com.ua/silrada/silrada.htm>)."
Dov Gutterman, 8 June 2003


Coat of Arms


from the site of Ukrainian Heraldry

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"In an azure field is an argent cellar with the or door, accompanied in a right top corner by the or paty cross, at the left top corner by the or axe, and by the or fish below. The emblem adorned by or decorative cartouche and crowned by an or rural crown. The image of a cellar means the name of village. According to legends, there were cellars of the Mykhailivs'kyi monastery. The cross means it. In cellars kept not only honey, products, but also a princely arsenal of the weapon. The image of an axe means it. By the legend, the first settler was fisherman Gudz', that symbolizes the image of a fish. (<www.brovary-region.com.ua/silrada/silrada.htm>)."
Dov Gutterman, 8 June 2003


The Village

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"Many historical, annalistic, archeologic, folklore certificate that Pogreby existed still in princely time. Local legends name the first founder-fisherman. At excavation archeologists have found here seal of Ratybor - colonel of Volodymyr Monomah prince. By the other legend, there were cellars (pogreby) of the Kyiv monasteries with stocks of vegetables and honey. The first written mention concerns to 1545 according to Kyiv documents. Sinve 1648 village belonged to Kyiv cossacks regiment."
Dov Gutterman, 8 June 2003


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